Yesterday, at the Apple event, we finally got to see the official debut of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
If you missed anything, let’s run you through.
With the new iPhone 7, there are some major changes and some more subtle changes. First off, the iPhone 7 is now water and dust resistant and is said to be able to last up to 30 minutes under a meter of water. The phone will also be available in Black, Jet Black, Gold, Silver and Rose Gold.
One of the major changes is the removal of the headphone port. Apple have introduced the new bluetooth wireless headphones for the iPhone 7 but you can still use your regular wired headphones as they can be plugged in through the charging port.
Another major change is the new home button. Unlike before where you had to click, it has been made pressure sensitive. The camera is just the same as the iPhone 6S camera which is 12MP though it’s secondary camera has been upgraded to 7MP from the 5MP of the iPhone 6S.
Apple announces iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
Concerning battery life, Apple says the new 7 lasts two hours longer than the 6S. It’s 4.7-inch retina display stays on from its predecessor. Apple also replaced their regular 16GB devices with the new 256GB devices.
For the iPhone 7 Plus, it has all of the new features from the regular 7. However, Apple also added an extra camera. The 7 Plus comes with two camera lens, both of them are 12MP. The display screen stays at 5.5 inches
The iPhone 7 will retail at $649 for the 32GB, $749 for 128GB and $849 for 256GB. The iPhone 7 Plus will be $769 for the 32GB version and $869 and $969 for the 128GB and 256GB respectively. Also the new wireless bluetooth headphones will retail at $159 each.
The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be available for pre-order from September 9. They will hit the markets from September 16.